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Granada- The Basics If you only have a short time in Granada Spain. Here are some no nonsense tips to help you plan ahead. When is the best time to visit Granada, Spain? See this Granada year round calendar with activities and

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I have been to many Flamenco festivals. Over the years I have seen performances in different locations around Andalusia. Some have thrilled others have dissapointed. In March 2014 I went along to Templo del Flamenco in Granada with a group

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When visitors are planning their trip to Granada they often ask me about the safety in the city. Granada has a population of 237,818 (in 2013) and it´s located in Andalusia, Southern Spain. Like anywhere with tourists, some parts of the city can

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As you may already know, living abroad can be tricky. Far more complicated than a Place in the Sun make out anyway… You can often find yourself in odd situations. Some of these Expat Anecdotes appeared on my blog last month. Click here

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Recently one of my lovely readers contacted me with a request. She wanted to know about the fountains in Granada and was curious about their history . There are lots of fountains, pools and water features dotted around the city. It was going

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Living abroad you can find yourself in odd situations. I shared one of these stories on my blog a while ago, on this post about Village life . Although that anecdote is just one of many after fifteen years abroad, I

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Another year has quickly flown by. After my review of my Spain blog in 2012 being so popular last year, these are some of the highlights on the blog from 2013. January 2013 as always I spent quite alot of time in

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Last week I was lucky to be in the exactly in the right place at the right time! I arranged a few days of travel to Madrid for meetings and a Christmas dinner with friends.  By chance on that exact

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While looking through some photos recently I came across some holiday snaps taken on a trip to Ibiza and Formentera. It made me think about the idyllic time I spent there. I really hope to get back there soon. Ibiza is well known for its

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It´s been a while since I visited Seville, So instead of trying to write a post about my visit a few years back, here´s Cat who lives there to give us the lowdown on the Capital of Andalucia. Tell us

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